Photo of past Executives-in-Residence at the EiR 5-Year Anniversary Banquet

Executive in Residence Program Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary

You are invited to attend the 10-year anniversary of the Executive in Residence program at Purdue University. From Wednesday, April 10th, 2024 to Sunday, April 14th, 2024, we will connect students, faculty, staff, and other alumni through multiple events on campus.

We hope you can join us!

To receive the registration link or to find out more information, please email


Note that events marked with * are open to students.

Schedule of events for the Executive in Residence 10 Year Anniversary celebration
Wednesday, April 10 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch for invited guests
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Breakout sessions *
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Keynote (with speaker
Bayete Ross Smith) *
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Breakout sessions *
5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Fireside chat/panel *
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Speed Networking Event *
Thursday, April 11 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tour of athletic facilities
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Appetizers at Shively Center
4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Boilermaker Special tours
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Executives and student dinner * 
7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Break
8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Affinity group discussions *
Women in Engineering
First Gen students
Friday, April 12 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Learn with student panel
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Coffee and Consulting *
(Choose a time to meet one-on-one with an executive)
5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Dinner with EiRs, Committee, Directors (speaker, Vice Provost for Student Life, Beth McCuskey)
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Executive Epochs *
(Students can register here)
Saturday, April 13 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Spring Fest
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Coffee and Consulting *
(Choose a time to meet one-on-one with an executive)
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Bowling at PMU for EiRs, students, and guests
Sunday, April 14

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Brunch with Barb Frazee
(remarks at 10:30 a.m.)


Frequently Asked Questions

How much is registration?
There is no registration fee to attend the celebration. Meals and events will be covered by University Residences. Hotel expenses will be on your own.
Where should I stay?

There are a limited number of rooms blocked at the Union Club Hotel on campus at $229 a night and at the Hilton Garden Inn at Wabash Landing for $129 a night. When you reserve your spot, please share that you are part of the Executive in Residence program.

Can I bring a guest? What about my family?
Of course! There will be some activities that aren’t a good fit for young children, but we hope they will take advantage of Spring Fest activities and bowling Saturday night. These will be marked on the registration form.
Will transportation be provided from the airport to campus/hotel?

There are two shuttle services available from Indianapolis and Chicago (Midway and O’Hare) airports. Lafayette Limo and Reindeer Shuttle.

If you choose to rent a car through National or Enterprise, Purdue has an alumni discount code with these two providers. If you are interested in this code, please email Tammy Loew at

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you may edit all registration information up until April 1.

Who can I contact with questions?
Please contact Dr. Bryan Austin at or at 765-494-0673.